Search

Purdue Press News

Subscribe to Purdue Press News feed
News from Purdue Libraries and School of Information Studies
Updated: 6 min 6 sec ago

2020 Winter Gift Sale

15 November 2020 - 1:00am
Purdue University Press is offering a 40% discount on ALL TITLES through the end of 2020, ending at 11:59 p.m. ET on December 31. All you need to do is enter code 21GIFT40 when ordering directly from our website. From gorgeous coffee-table books on Purdue & Indiana to stirring biographies on some of the most […]

Raising Up the Science Behind the Human-Animal Bond

12 November 2020 - 2:00am
This post is part of the blog tour hosted by the Association of University Presses in celebration of University Press week. To see the rest of the posts in the tour, click here. The theme of University Press Week this year is Raise UP, this theme highlights the role that the university press community plays […]

Purdue University Press Announces Books for 2021 Spring/Summer Season

10 November 2020 - 9:39am
Purdue University Press is pleased to announce the list of new books for our 2021 Spring/Summer season. This new season of books will cover subjects including Jewish studies, central european studies, the human-animal bond, literature, and modern weather sciences. In Reginald Sutcliffe and the Invention of Modern Weather System Science author Jonathan E. Martin shines […]

Purdue Press memoir to be focus of virtual book talk at University of London Library

4 November 2020 - 11:21am
On November 16, 2020, The Wiener Holocaust Library at the University of London will welcome Rabbi Baroness Julia Neuberger, Dr. Rachel Polonsky, Dr. Mika Provata-Carlone and musician Robert Max to a virtual discussion of music, art, and how they can sustain humans in recognition of the recent publication of Escaping Extermination: Hungarian Prodigy to American […]

Purdue publishes new books to help Parkinson’s disease patients and caregivers

26 October 2020 - 8:52am
More than 10 million people worldwide are living with Parkinson’s disease.1 A diagnosis of this incurable disease is as disorienting as it is devastating. Purdue University Press has recently published two new books that will serve as essential resources for patients, their loved ones, and caregivers to help make sense of what comes next after […]

Books on Health and Aging

16 October 2020 - 12:41pm
From a memoir on navigating America’s elder care system to the go-to resources on living with Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s, Purdue University Press has a timely and useful collection of books on the experience of aging in America. Life with Parkinson’s Disease   The Complete Guide for People With Parkinson’s Disease and Their Loved Ones by […]

Guiding Patients and Caregivers on Their Parkinson’s Journey: Q&A with Lianna Marie

13 October 2020 - 7:57am
We talked to Lianna Marie, the author of two new Purdue University Press books, The Complete Guide for People With Parkinson’s Disease and Their Loved Ones and Everything You Need to Know About Caregiving for Parkinson’s Disease. The Complete Guide serves as the go-to book for comprehensive, easy-to-understand information for all Parkinson’s patients and their […]

Our Institutional Home at Purdue

21 September 2020 - 4:00am
This blog series, Putting the “Purdue” in Purdue University Press, is celebrating PUP’s 60th Anniversary by featuring the work the Press does in service to its parent institution. You can find the whole series here. This post celebrates our relationship with the Purdue University Libraries and School of Information Studies. While Purdue University Libraries and School of […]

Publishing with the Purdue Community

14 September 2020 - 3:00am
This blog series, Putting the “Purdue” in Purdue University Press, is celebrating PUP’s 60th Anniversary by featuring the work the Press does in service to its parent institution. You can find the whole series here. This post celebrates the books series and projects we do with on-campus partners.   Our Press serves Purdue in many […]

Supporting and Publishing Undergraduate Research

7 September 2020 - 4:00am
This blog series, Putting the “Purdue” in Purdue University Press, is celebrating PUP’s 60th Anniversary by featuring the work the Press does in service to its parent institution. You can find the whole series here. This post highlights the Journal of Purdue Undergraduate Research.   The Journal of Purdue Undergraduate Research (JPUR) is a fully […]

Publishing a Memoir a Lifetime Later: Q&A with Frances Pinter

31 August 2020 - 7:58am
We talked to Frances Pinter, editor of Escaping Extermination: Hungarian Prodigy to American Musician, Feminist, and Activist by Agi Jambor. The memoir was written by Jambor shortly after WWII and is being published for the first time now. From the hell that was the siege of Budapest to a fresh start in America, Jambor describes […]

Recording and Preserving Purdue’s History

31 August 2020 - 5:40am
This blog series, Putting the “Purdue” in Purdue University Press, is celebrating PUP’s 60th Anniversary by featuring the work our Press does in service to its parent institution. You can find the whole series here. This post celebrates our work in supporting those who record and preserve Purdue’s distinguished history.   Purdue’s history is vast […]

Putting the “Purdue” in Purdue University Press

24 August 2020 - 4:00am
This post was written by the director of Purdue University Press, Justin Race. It is the first in a series highlighting Purdue University Press’s work on and around campus.    Though obvious, it bears stating: every university press belongs to a particular university. Though we publish authors who are located across the world and seek […]

The Making of a Caribbean Avant-Garde: Q&A with Therese Kaspersen Hadchity

10 August 2020 - 9:11am
We talked to Therese Kaspersen Hadchity, the author of The Making of a Caribbean Avant-Garde: Postmodernism as Post-nationalism. Focusing on the Anglophone Caribbean, The Making of a Caribbean Avant-Garde describes the rise and gradual consolidation of the visual arts avant-garde, which came to local and international attention in the 1990s. The book is centered on […]

Purdue University Press Announces Books for 2020 Fall/Winter Season

31 July 2020 - 6:39am
Purdue University Press is pleased to announce the list of new books for our Fall/Winter 2020 season. This new season of books will cover subjects including Jewish studies, central european studies, aeronautics and astronautics, Indiana, politics, library sciences, and literature. This season adds to our collection of Holocaust memoirs with Escaping Extermination: Hungarian Prodigy to […]

Stories of Survival and Hope

15 July 2020 - 9:10am
The stories of Holocaust survivors are as varied as they are inspiring, but the common thread holding them together is persistence in the face of unthinkable devastation and suffering. Purdue University Press is proud of our part helping preserve their stories, several of which you can find below.   Escaping Extermination: Hungarian Prodigy to American […]

Croatian Radical Separatism and Diaspora Terrorism: Q&A with Mate Nikola Tokić

6 July 2020 - 9:49am
We talked to Mate Nikola Tokić, the author of Croatian Radical Separatism and Diaspora Terrorism During the Cold War. Croatian Radical Separatism and Diaspora Terrorism During the Cold War examines one of the most active but least remembered groups of terrorists of the Cold War: radical anti-Yugoslav Croatian separatists. At its core, this book is concerned […]

British Imperial Air Power: A Q&A with Alex M. Spencer

18 June 2020 - 6:48am
We talked to Alex M. Spencer, the author of British Imperial Air Power: The Royal Air Forces and the Defense of Australia and New Zealand Between the World Wars. British Imperial Air Power examines the air defense of Australia and New Zealand during the interwar period. It also demonstrates the difficulty of applying new military […]

Teaching the Empire: A Q&A with Scott O. Moore

20 May 2020 - 12:45pm
We talked to Scott O. Moore, an assistant professor of history at Eastern Connecticut State University and author of Teaching the Empire: Education and State Loyalty in Late Habsburg Austria. Teaching the Empire explores how Habsburg Austria utilized education to cultivate the patriotism of its people.   Q: What got you interested in studying and […]

Through Astronaut Eyes: A Q&A with Jennifer Levasseur

20 May 2020 - 6:16am
We talked to Jennifer Levasseur, a museum curator in the Department of Space History at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC and the author of Through Astronaut Eyes: Photographing Early Human Spaceflight. Through Astronaut Eyes explores the origins and impact of astronaut still photography from 1962 to 1972, the period when human […]

Pages